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Tennessee Titans players, personnel test positive for COVID-19
Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images By ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The National Football League announced Tuesday that three players for the Tennessee Titans have tested positive for COVID-19 along with five of the team's non-player personnel.As a result, the Titans will suspend in-person club activities starting Tuesday. The Minnesota Vikings, who played the Titans on Sunday, will also suspend in-person club activities."Both clubs are working closely with the NFL and the NFLPA, including our infectious disease experts, to evaluate close contacts, perform additional testing and monitor developments," the NFL said in a statement Tuesday. "All decisions will be...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/28/20
Sports News September 29th, 2020, 5:24am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/28/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSTampa Bay 2, Dallas 0NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEKansas City 34, Baltimore 20MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERNew York at Philadelphia (Canceled)Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
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WATCH: Three women make history at NFL game
2019 Nick Cammett/Diamond Images via Getty Images By THE GMA TEAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For the first time, there was a female coach on both sidelines during a game between Washington and the Cleveland Browns, along with a female referee on the field.Watch the full report below from ABC's Good Morning America: Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
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WATCH: NBA, WNBA prepare for epic 2020 Finals
cmannphoto/iStock By THE GMA TEAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The WNBA and NBA are both gearing up for the next big showdowns in the 2020 Finals. The WNBA's Breonna Stewart led the Seattle Storm to the finals over the Minnesota Lynx with a 92-71 victory Sunday. Stewart scored 31 points -- her career playoff high.The Storm will next take on the Las Vegas Aces or the Connecticut Sun. Las Vegas tied the series 2-2 Sunday with a 84-75 win over Connecticut. The Aces and the Sun will play the deciding Game 5 on Tuesday.After taking the Eastern Conference title over...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/27/20
Sports News September 28th, 2020, 5:06am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/27/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 5, L.A. Angels 0Tampa Bay 5, Philadelphia 0Cleveland 8, Pittsburgh 6Miami 5, N.Y. Yankees 0Boston 9, Atlanta 1Chicago Cubs 10, Chicago White Sox 8Cincinnati 5, Minnesota 3AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 3, Detroit 1Baltimore 7, Toronto 5Oakland 6, Seattle 2Texas 8, Houston 4NATIONAL LEAGUEArizona 11, Colorado 3St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 2San Diego 5, San Francisco 4Washington 15, N.Y. Mets 5NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSMiami 125, Boston 113NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEPittsburgh 28, Houston 21Tennessee 31, Minnesota 30Cincinnati 23, Philadelphia 23 -- OTChicago 30, Atlanta 26Cleveland 34, Washington...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/26/20
Sports News September 27th, 2020, 7:26am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/26/20
iStock BY: ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturdays's sports events: INTERLEAGUE Final N.Y. Yankees 11 Miami 4 Final Tampa Bay 4 Philadelphia 3 Final Pittsburgh 8 Cleveland 0 Final Minnesota 7 Cincinnati 3 Final Chicago White Sox 9 Chicago Cubs 5 Final Boston 8 Atlanta 2 Final L.A. Dodgers 7 L.A. Angels 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Seattle 5 Oakland 1 Final Toronto 5 Baltimore 2 Final Texas 6 Houston 1 Final Seattle 12 Oakland 3 Final Detroit 4 Kansas City 3 NATIONAL LEAGUE Final Washington 4 N.Y. Mets 3 Final Washington 5 N.Y. Mets 3 Final...
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Skateboarding legend Keith Hufnagel dead at 46
michal-rojek/iStock By ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The skateboarding world is mourning one of the greats. Keith Hufnagel, who rose to prominence in the 90s, has died at the age of 46 following a battle with brain cancer.Hufnagel is hailed as one of the most influential skateboarders and launched the successful HUF Worldwide skate shop brand in 2002. His company confirmed the passing on Thursday."We are absolutely heartbroken to deliver the news today that HUF founder Keith Hufnagel has passed away," HUF Worldwide announced via Instagram. "Keith battled brain cancer for the past 2.5 years. And though he beat the...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/24/20
Sports News September 25th, 2020, 5:17am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/24/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUELA Dodgers 5, Oakland 1AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 5, Chi White Sox 4Toronto 4, NY Yankees 1Baltimore 13, Boston 1Houston 12, Texas 4Kansas City 8, Detroit 7NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 7, Chi Cubs 0Colorado 5, San Francisco 4NY Mets 3, Washington 2Miami 4, Atlanta 2St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 2NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSLA Lakers 114, Denver 108 (LA leads 3-1)NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEMiami 31, Jacksonville 13WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSSeattle 89, Minnesota 79Connecticut 77, Las Vegas 68Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/23/20
Sports News September 24th, 2020, 5:18am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/23/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUELA Angels 5, San Diego 2Arizona 7, Texas 3Tampa Bay 8, NY Mets 5Kansas City 12, St. Louis 3Oakland 6, LA Dodgers 4AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 3, Chi White Sox 2Seattle 3, Houston 2Toronto 14, NY Yankees 1Boston 9, Baltimore 1Minnesota 7, Detroit 6NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 12, Washington 3Cincinnati 6, Milwaukee 1Pittsburgh 2, Chi Cubs 1Atlanta 9, Miami 4San Francisco 7, Colorado 2NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSMiami 112, Boston 109 (Miami leads 3-1)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSTampa Bay 5 Dallas 2 (Tampa Bay leads 2-1)MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERNew England 3,...
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Former Bears running back Gale Sayers has died
Bettmann / Contributor/Getty Images By RYAN BURROW, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Gale Sayers, one of the greatest running backs in NFL history has died. He was 77.Sayers' son Guy Bullard confirmed complications of dementia and Alzheimer's disease as the cause of death, according The New York Times. Born in Wichita, Kansas, Sayers played football for the University of Kansas, where he was known as the "Kansas Comet." He later racked up just under 5,000 rushing yards and 56 touchdowns in his storied seven-year career with the Chicago Bears. He was a five-time All-pro, four-time Pro Bowler and first ballot Hall of...
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